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Touring South Africa in Style

South Africa is among the most diverse and attractive countries to tour. Plenty of tourists flock the country to marvel at its natural magnificence, wildlife and sunshine. It is a country rich in diverse terrains that will allow you to view unspoiled wildernesses, enjoy yourself on beautiful beaches, and if you get thrilled by drives, rent a car and enjoy yourself to the fullest.

South Africa’s International airport- Did you know?

  • OR Tambo International airport is the primary airport in South Africa
  • It was formerly identified as Johannesburg International Airport
  • It is the busiest Airport if Africa, handling up to 28 million travelers annually
  • In the 1970s, it was used as a test airport for the aircraft known as Concorde, to help ascertain how the craft would perform at high altitude regarding taking off and landing.

How do I travel from the airport?

There are many ground travel options for tourists arriving at OR Tambo International Airport. For instance;

Hotel shuttle services

The airport is half an hour from most parts of the capital city. Most big hotels have shuttle bus services that operate to and from the airport. When making your room reservation, remember to inquire about these services.

Car rental

There are plenty of cheap car hire companies available at the airport. Car rental is perhaps the most convenient transport means for the tourist, since you get the liberty to tour the country conclusively. After you rent a car, it is advisable that you pay keen attention to the freeway interchanges to avoid missing your way.


These are effective if you would like to be dropped at your destination. They are metered and are recognizable by their yellow lights on their roofs. The taxi rank is just outside the airport’s arrivals area.


Although they provide a cheaper option, some of them especially the informal ones cannot be trusted to give quality services. To avoid getting inconvenienced, just rent a car and drive at your own pace to your destination.

What are some of the best tourist destinations in South Africa?

Nambiti Private Game Reserve

A thrilling Private Game Reserve in the famous district if KwaZulu Natal. The reserve is a 4 hours drive away from the capital city Johannesburg. It is a new reserve, but has now become a favorite destination for local and also international tourists. It would be best to drive in your own car from Johannesburg, and get to see plenty other attractions. All you need is simply get in touch with a car rental company and get the car of your choice.

The Garden Route

This is an outstanding route stretching from Mossel Bay up to the mouth of Storms River. It is a route characterized by beaches, lakes, rivers, dense forests, kloofs and unique hardwood trees. It is among the most stunning regions in South Africa.

Limpopo Province

This is a unique province which is a must see. Rent a car and travel through this bushveld province of South Africa. It is a place rich with cultural heritage, and it is referred to as the place of friendship and peace.

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Car rental facts in South Africa

  • What was the average car rental length for South Africa in the month July.

    In the month July, The average car rental length in South Africa was 4 days.

  • How much is the average car rental duration in 2024.

    The average car rental duration in 2024 is 4 days.

  • What is the most booked car rental type in South Africa?

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  • What are the available car rental companies for South Africa?

    The available car rental companies in South Africa are: Alamo, National, Enterprise, Green Motion, carnect, Usave, etc…

Popular car hire locations in South Africa

We offer the following South Africa car rental locations

  • Bloemfontein Airport
  • Cape Town Airport
  • Cape Town Domestic Airport
  • Durban Airport
  • East London Airport
  • Georges Airport
  • Germiston Rand Airport
  • Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport
  • Johannesburg Airport
  • Johannesburg Grand Central Airport
  • Johannesburg International Airport
  • Kimberley Airport
  • Kruger Mpumalanga Airport
  • Lanseria Airport
  • Mahikeng International Airport
  • Malelane Tsb Airport
  • Margate Airport
  • Midrand Grand Central Airport
  • Mthatha Airport
  • Nelspruit Airport
  • Phalaborwa Airport
  • Pietermaritzburg Oribi Airport
  • Pietersburg Airport
  • Polokwane Airport
  • Port Elizabeth Airport
  • Posmasburg Airport
  • Richards Bay Airport
  • Skukuza Airport
  • Ulundi Airport Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi
  • Umtata Airport
  • Upington Airport
  • Wonderboom Airport
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